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    • Oral history interview with Mae Street Kidd.

    • African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Race relations; Public relations; Discrimination in housing; Housing; African American legislators; Insurance agents; Women legislators; African American legislators; Kentucky--Politics and...
    • Oral history interview conducted with legislator Mae Street Kidd on October 10, November 11, and December 5, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. Ms. Kidd discusses her life, including her childhood growing up in Bourbon County. Kidd attended the Lincoln...
    • Oral history interview with Nelson Goodwin.

    • African Americans; African American businesspeople; African Americans--Social conditions; Race relations; Slavery; Civil rights; Urban renewal; Libraries; Nurseries (Horticulture)
    • Oral history interview conducted with Nelson Goodwin on January 10, 1979 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Goodwin, a nursery owner and local historian from Louisville, Kentucky, discusses his ancestors and other African Americans who lived in the...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Bryant.

    • African Americans--Education (Elementary); African Americans--Education (Higher); National Training School for Women and Girls (Washington, D.C.); Fisk University; Howard University; African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights; African...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Ruth Bryant on July 24, 1977 by Kenneth L. Chumbley. Mrs. Bryant, a community activist, primarily discusses her involvement in community organizing and political activism during the 1960’s in Louisville. ...
    • Beverly Rush/Seattle/United States.

    • Rush, Beverly
    • The triangle was conceived and made by Marjorie Ball. / MARJORIE B. BALL has long been active in sewing, stitcher [sic], and quilting which has included work in Seminole patchwork. Her work has included teaching for the county extension service,...
    • Chrysallis/Michigan/U.S.A.

    • Saginaw Valley State College. Chrysallis Center for Continuing Education
    • Quilt workers: Designed by Janus Lee, 26, artist. / Executed by: Seraphina Lee Kaufman, 10 months, lover-button / Jean Cheger, 52, principle needleworker, sociology / Rosalie Riegle Troester, 44, Coordinator, English / Patricia Wolfgram, 39,...
    • Häutungen [sloughing].

    • Textiles (Group, West Germany)
    • I was trained in commercial business and worked there many years, but I always took the chance to work for art-related companies, as I recognized that my real and main interest went towards crafts and art. So I turned myself more and more to the...
    • Women of Macon, Georgia/Ordinary not so ordinary courageous gentle nurturing committed...

    • Hayes, Janet; Henry, Helen; Richardson, Emma; Middleton, Susan; Martin, Dot; Lasky, Gladys; Griffith, Tommie; Eason, Doris; Pruitt, Libby; Watson, Louise; Bishop, Cam; Ketchie, Janice; Worley, Patty; Huggins, Nancy; Marshall, Janice; Porter, Maryle
    • My daughter, Nancy Huggins, mailed me the flyer and specifications when she was working with your organization in December, and I was immediately intrigued with the concept and the challenge that conceiving and creating such a quilt piece offered....
    • The word is WOMAN.

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    • Quiltmaker: Valerie Richards / Operates own studio, The ARTWORKS, Joliet IL, USA / 44 year old artist (printmaking/painting) who doesn't sew (ah, rebellion...). / Assistance by: Georgia Struckhoff, friend & fiber artist / Mrs. James A. Richards,...
    • Joan Wells/Nebraska/USA.

    • Wells, Joan, 1948-
    • I met Joan through a correspondence club, and she bought an early drawing of mine. The design of this honor quilt is from a large painting I've started - a double portrait of Joan as a roper and as a musician. / I was born in Peoria, Illinois, 6...
    • The Union Maid.

    • Women labor union members; Women labor union members--United States; Labor union members; International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Amalgamated...
    • Miriam Gobstoob Canter [...], Chicago, Illinois 60615. Daughter and daughter-in-law of union leaders. Brought up in a union family and mother of children who are either union members or union-minded. 'I'll never cross a picket line, nor will I ever...
    • Isis/Moon/Goddess.

    • Isis (Egyptian deity)
    • I am a fiber artist in the Washington D.C. area - Have worked on an organic farm Carmel-in-the valley to celebrate my inspiration - beauty in nature. / Prior to farm experience I and 10 other women artist [sic] shared a space Craft Gathering to...
    • Marianella Garcia Villas/1948-1983/El  Salvador.

    • García Villas, Marianella, 1948-1983
    • THE MAKER OF THE QUILT / My name is Nicola Grove. I am a speech therapist, married, with three young children. I am actively involved in the Peace Movement in Britain, and passionately concerned about the problems of Central and South America. / I...
    • Malaïka Hakima/California/USA.

    • Hakima, Mala'ika, 1950-
    • I met Mala'ika in an art class, and have done childcare for her children. / Last year I gave her a facsimile of this quilt in the form of a sewn notebook cover. / I was born in Peoria, Illinois, 6 August 1951 -- a Leo with Virgo/Libra rising -- and...
    • To My Daughters/Arlene & Patti/Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

    • Baskin, Patti, 1943-; Davis, Arlene Jeanne (Genie); Began, Julie; Bode, Ellen; Bellan, Genevieve; Fitzgerald, Eleanor; Garate, Lois; Brownsdon, Bertha; Haris, Margaret; Reider, Ethel; Sebes, Peggy; Stitt, May; Weintraub, Sarah; Weidenthal, Anne M.,...
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